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Hello Cary Families,
I am so glad to be entering my second year at John B. Cary and to be in person! I have many exciting things planned for this year!
Some of the lessons and activities we will be working on this year:
- Makerspace activitites
- 3D Printing
- Makey Makey
- Research Prrojects
- Design with Tinkercad
- Drones in our ECO Campus
Just to name a few!!
Remember to ALWAYS KEEP READING!!!
John B Cary Virtual Library
Students can browse through 17 pages on the JBC Virtual Library. There are hundreds of books that can be read online. The library will be updated periodically.
Storyline Online®, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Oprah Winfrey, Chris Pine, Kristen Bell, Rita Moreno, Viola Davis, Jaime Camil, Kevin Costner, Lily Tomlin, Sarah Silverman, Betty White, Wanda Sykes and dozens more.
This site is part of the nonprofit Internet Archive and houses a collection of more than one million books, with access to over 22,000 free online books for kids – classic and newer titles – for free.
International Children's Digital Library
Hundreds of free books for children to read online in many languages.
Oxford Owl Free eBooks
The eBook Collection on Oxford Owl is the home of tablet-friendly eBooks and activities. Easily searchable by age, series, level and book type, the eBook Collection is designed to help you find the perfect book for every child.
Barnes and Nobles Free eBooks
Barnes & Noble is synonymous with books so you’re guaranteed they’ll have some for the little ones too.
The site has a special Kids’ section with different categories to choose from such as age or subjects, and you can sort them by title, bestseller, new or old, and user ratings.
If you have the Barnes & Noble Nook e-reader, you can download free online books for kids from ages 0-12 years. Some children’s favorites like Disney characters Elsa and Anna, or Dr. Seuss, Peppa Pig, Dork Diaries, and many others are all in there.
Amazon's Fee Kids eBooks
Amazon isn’t just an online store to buy stuff from. It’s also a rich resource for kids’ books online.
You can find free Kindle books for kids categorized under the Children’s eBooks section. There are several subcategories like Action & Adventure, Animals, Early Learning, Sports & Outdoors, each with 100 free eBooks to pick from so you can read a different one each day to your kids.
With more than 3,000 children’s eBooks, you’re sure to find something you and they will like.
Britannica Online Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia of Virginia
Life Magazine Images Sponsored by Google Great primary sources
Online LEGO Games
Bricks4kidz - Richmond Area
Our programs offer additional outlets beyond the classroom for children to gain exposure to and explore engineering, architecture, physics, robotics, and other science topics.
You ae the real hero in LEGO City! Play as Police Officers, Fire Fighters and more in LEGO City games online. In Video games or in our free app games.
Top 10 LEGO Facts
10 TOP LEGO FACTS! How much do you know about these brilliant bricks?!
We put together 30 Days of LEGO Play calendars. It’s a great way to really challenge kids (or yourself) to create something new with their LEGO bricks!